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Meaning of covet

cov•et

Pronunciation: (kuv'it), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to desire wrongfully, inordinately, or without due regard for the rights of others: to covet another's property.
  2. to wish for, esp. eagerly: He won the prize they all coveted.
—v.i.
  1. to have an inordinate or wrongful desire.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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